Joe Furco served as a graduate assistant / analyst for the University of Maryland in 2016. He was part of a staff who put together the 1st top 20 recruiting classes in school history and improved the offense, defense and special teams in all phases. Furco assisted in day to day operations of opponent study and helped with defensive backs.
Prior to Maryland, Furco served as an offensive graduate assistant for Syracuse University. He served as a mentor for freshmen ACC newcomer of the year, Eric Dungey who was named all academic ACC and former Chaparral Zach Mahoney who went on to start games against LSU, Clemson, and Boston College. The Quarterback unit went on to set numerous completion percentage records and improved as a unit in every statistic from years prior.
Furco started his coaching careet at Loras College. At Loras he coached several all-conference players, including All-Intercollegiate Athletic Conference receiver Danny Willis and Nate Even. In 2014, receiver Nate Even ranked fifth nationally in receiving yards and sixth in yards per game. He led the Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in four statistical categories. Overall, Loras set nine school records related to wide receiver play during Furco’s tenure.
A 2013 graduate of Elmhurst College, Furco was a four-year starter at quarterback and led the Bluejays to a Collegiate Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Championship and the NCAA Division III playoffs in 2012. While playing for former SU offensive line coach Joe Adam, Furco set the Elmhurst career records for total offense (8,113 yards), passing yards (8,002), touchdown passes (67) and completions (655).
Furco earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education with a health and history minor from Elmhurst in 2013, and took masters courses in Education at Syracuse, as well as, Real Estate Development at Maryland.
Co-Offensive Coordinatior / QB